Neighborcare takes steps to firm up clinic’s financial state

Facing significant financial challenges less than two years after opening its clinic on Vashon, Neighborcare Health is altering its lineup… Continue reading

PIE marks 30 years of supporting island education

Seventh graders at McMurray Middle School this year are traveling the island, learning from local historians and listening to guest… Continue reading

Shifting SIFF

How the Seattle International Film Festival went from being yet another festival dominated by male directors to a place at the leading edge of parity in programming.

Nature Center BioBlitz event returns to catalogue island wildlife

After taking a hiatus last year from hosting a BioBlitz, the Vashon Nature Center will lead the 24-hour wildlife survey… Continue reading

Island group invites elected leaders to talk democracy

On the heels of its first community meeting, the islander-organized group Unifying for Democracy will hold a second meeting, this… Continue reading

Leadership changes underway at DOVE

Vashon’s DOVE Project, the island’s domestic violence agency, is in the midst of transition, as Executive Director Betsey Archambault is… Continue reading

Weekend fundraiser meant to empower girls

A fundraiser on Saturday at the Open Space for Arts & Community will raise funds to send girls to empowerment… Continue reading

Third candidate for unofficial mayor announces run

“Ms. Ladda Lucy,” a spirited fixture of historical Vashon, will represent the Heritage Museum as the third candidate for unofficial Continue reading...

Vashon Opera to perform The Magic Flute

Vashon Opera will bring “The Magic Flute” to Vashon Center for the Arts, beginning with a reduced-ticket price dress rehearsal Continue reading...

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Dungennes crab season won’t open in south sound this summer

Last year, many islanders who have crabbed off Vashon’s shores for years were dismayed by the lack of Dungeness crabs Continue reading...

Voice of Vashon’s ‘Voice’ competition names winner

Voice of Vashon’s second singing contest, The Voice (of Vashon), all but filled the Grand Hall at Open Space for Continue reading...

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News

News Briefs for April 11, 2018

Paving underway at Fauntleroy dock Washington State Ferries (WSF) is conducting maintenance at the Fauntleroy Ferry Terminal by re-paving the… Continue reading

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This petroleum refinery in Anacortes is run by Shell, one of the defendants in the suit brought by King County. Photo by Walter Siegmund/Wikipedia Commons

Can King County win its lawsuit against Big Oil?

Legal experts think past lawsuits against the tobacco industry increase the odds of a favorable outcome.

 

Arts

Arts on the island

‘Catch Us While You Can’ exhibit calls longtime artists and musicians out to play “Think Woodstock without the mud” —… Continue reading

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Rooster will crow at the Bike

Strap on your dancing shoes for a night of music with the island band Rooster, booked to play at 8:30… Continue reading

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Marketplace
Top Komen Race for the Cure fundraisers Heidi May, left, and Laura Mendoza. Mendoza was the No. 1 overall fundraiser for 2017 and May was the No. 1 survivor fundraiser. Photo by Scott Eklund/Red Box Pictures

‘Pink Sisterhood’ unites to Race for the Cure

Walk, run, volunteer or donate to create life-saving change in the fight against breast cancer

 

Connect2Classes Tested: 7 Steps to Better Photography

Take the fear out of using those digital camera functions with Hudson’s Photo Workshops

 

In addition to being a key employer, Boeing also works to protect the environment, educate students, support veterans and military families, and more.

Boeing releases Community and Economic Benefits Report

Company’s wide-ranging influence includes employment, education, environment and charitable giving

 

Search Advertising Remains One of the Best Ways to Reach Customers

Every search can be considered a signal of intent, giving advertisers a massive opportunity.